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The three largest ancestries in Langwarrin in 2011 were English, Australian and Scottish.

Ancestry defines the cultural association and ethnic background of an individual going back three generations. Ancestry is a good measure of the total size of cultural groups in Langwarrin regardless of where they were born or what language they speak.

Ancestry data, should be combined with data on Birthplace, Language Spoken at Home and Religion for a more complete picture of Langwarrin's ethnic characteristics.

Please note that the "Australian Aboriginal" and "Torres Strait Islander" categories in this topic are not considered to be a reliable estimate of the indigenous peoples of Australia. For information on this group, please use the "Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Population" found on the Population page.

Derived from the Census question:

'What is the person's ancestry?'

Multi-response

Total population

Ancestry - Ranked by size
Langwarrin - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
AncestryNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
English
9,29243.539.47,99440.537.0+1,298
Australian
8,85041.435.88,64543.839.2+205
map this data in atlas.idScottish2,21310.49.81,7879.08.9+426
map this data in atlas.idIrish2,0829.710.01,6628.49.1+420
German
8604.03.76873.53.6+173
Italian
7303.43.36893.53.1+42
Dutch
6913.22.56773.42.5+15
Greek
2281.11.51630.81.4+65
New Zealander
2000.91.01690.90.9+31
Welsh
1820.90.71450.70.7+37
Chinese
1550.71.31280.60.9+27
Polish
1360.60.81210.60.8+15
Maltese
1290.60.51310.70.5-2
South African
1010.50.5670.30.4+34
Indian
980.51.5600.30.9+38
French
870.40.6890.50.5-2
Filipino
810.41.0510.30.7+30
Lebanese
800.40.3330.20.3+47
Croatian
800.40.5760.40.5+4
Mauritian
710.30.4370.20.3+34
Sinhalese
710.30.6900.50.5-19
Serbian
660.30.4360.20.4+30
Maori
560.30.9740.40.8-18
Austrian
560.30.2630.30.3-7
Spanish
550.30.4710.40.4-16
Inadequately Described
530.20.4400.20.3+13
Danish
530.20.2270.10.2+26
Hungarian
500.20.5530.30.5-3
American
460.20.3520.30.3-6
Russian
440.20.4310.20.3+13
Lithuanian
300.10.1100.10.1+20
Swedish
270.10.1270.10.20
Czech
260.10.1210.10.1+5
Swiss
250.10.1180.10.1+7
Anglo-Indian
240.10.190.00.1+15
Canadian
230.10.2370.20.2-14
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Excludes ancestries with fewer than 20 responses, or less than 0.1% of the total population.

Ancestry - Totals
Langwarrin - Total persons (Usual residence)20112006Change
Ancestry totalsNumber%Frankston City %Number%Frankston City %2006 to 2011
Not stated9144.36.61,3576.98.5-443

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing 2006 and 2011. Compiled and presented by .id , the population experts.

Ancestry, 2011
Ancestry, 2011 English, Frankston City: 39.4% Australian, Frankston City: 35.8% Scottish, Frankston City: 9.8% Irish, Frankston City: 10.0% German, Frankston City: 3.7% Italian, Frankston City: 3.3% Dutch, Frankston City: 2.5% Greek, Frankston City: 1.5% New Zealander, Frankston City: 1.0% Welsh, Frankston City: 0.7% English, Langwarrin: 43.5% Australian, Langwarrin: 41.4% Scottish, Langwarrin: 10.4% Irish, Langwarrin: 9.7% German, Langwarrin: 4.0% Italian, Langwarrin: 3.4% Dutch, Langwarrin: 3.2% Greek, Langwarrin: 1.1% New Zealander, Langwarrin: 0.9% Welsh, Langwarrin: 0.9%
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011
Change in ancestry, 2006 to 2011 English, Langwarrin: +1,298 Australian, Langwarrin: +205 Scottish, Langwarrin: +426 Irish, Langwarrin: +420 German, Langwarrin: +173 Italian, Langwarrin: +42 Dutch, Langwarrin: +15 Greek, Langwarrin: +65 New Zealander, Langwarrin: +31 Welsh, Langwarrin: +37
Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, Census of Population and Housing, 2006 and 2011 (Usual residence data)
Compiled and presented in profile.id by .id, the population experts.

Dominant groups

Analysis of the ancestry responses of the population in Langwarrin in 2011 shows that the top five ancestries nominated were:

  • English (9,292 people or 43.5%)
  • Australian (8,850 people or 41.4%)
  • Scottish (2,213 people or 10.4%)
  • Irish (2,082 people or 9.7%)
  • German (860 people or 4.0%)

In combination these five ancestries account for 23,297 responses in total, or 109.04% of all responses.

The major differences between the ancestries of the population in Langwarrin and Frankston City were:

  • A larger percentage of people with Australian ancestry (41.4% compared to 35.8%)
  • A larger percentage of people with English ancestry (43.5% compared to 39.4%)

Emerging groups

The largest changes in the reported ancestries of the population in this area between 2006 and 2011 were:

  • English (+1,298 persons)
  • Scottish (+426 persons)
  • Irish (+420 persons)
  • Australian (+205 persons)

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